AWI Issue Experts
AWI is a non-profit charitable organization founded in 1951 to reduce the sum total of pain and fear inflicted on animals by humans.
If you are a reporter who would like to speak to a member of our staff, please call (202) 337-2332 (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) or (202) 423-8689 (after hours) and refer to our directory below.
Cathy Liss, President
Issues: animals in laboratories, animal dealers, companion animals, humane education, trapping, general issues
Chris Heyde, Deputy Director, Government and Legal Affairs
Issues: congressional issues, horses
Dena Jones, Farm Animal Program Manager
Issues: farm animals
Susan Millward, Executive Director
Issues: marine life, wildlife trade, general issues
Mary Lou Randour, Senior Advisor, Animal Cruelty Programs and Training
Issues: animal abuse
DJ Schubert, Wildlife Biologist
Issues: marine life, wildlife, wildlife trade, general issues
Tracy Silverman, Esq., General Counsel